Expeditions: Rome

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Expeditions: Rome review: a gripping, ambitious historical CRPG

I used to think that big, intricate character customisation systems were pretty much mandatory for decent CRPGs. As I saw it, the ability to conjure up a hideous goblin man with a chin curving back up into his face, if you wanted to, was a sign that you were playing something in the big leagues. Now, however, I am not so sure. Expeditions: Rome, a historical CRPG blending turn-based combat, strategic army management, and lots of dialogue, has a pretty rubbish character creation system. There‚Äôs bugger all you can really do to customise your Roman. and after the mammoth character…